* US sanctions on Iran come back into force today after pulling out of nuclear deal
* Iran has greeted the re-imposition of US sanctions with air defence drills
* President Hassan Rouhani will defy sanctions and says country faces war
Iran has greeted the re-imposition of US sanctions with air defence drills and an acknowledgement from President Hassan Rouhani that the nation faces a ‘war situation’.
The sanctions end all the economic benefits America granted Tehran for its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. For now, Iran continues to abide by the accord which saw it limit its enrichment of uranium.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said: “Today the enemy (the United States) is targeting our economy…the main target of sanctions is our people.
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Iran president warns of ‘war situation’ as sanctions resume — AP
Iran will ‘proudly bypass’ US sanctions: Rouhani — AFP
Iran sanctions: Rouhani defiant as US re-imposes measures — BBC
Iran president warns of economic ‘war situation’ as sanctions resume — FOX News
Iran will break US sanctions and continue selling oil: President Rouhani — ABC News Online
US sanctions: Iran vows to sell oil, resist US ‘economic war’ — DW
Iran will break US sanctions and continue to sell its oil – President Rouhani — RT
‘Don’t threaten us,’ Iranians tell US as sanctions return — Al Jazeera
‘Economic War’: Iran Vows to Continue Selling Oil as US Sanctions Take Effect — Sputnik
Iran looks to Europe as US reimposes sanctions — Al Jazeera
Iranians feeling US sanctions ‘in their bones’ — AFP
Senior official says Iran not concerned about reimposed U.S. sanctions — Reuters